News and events
Deeply concerned over decision on Jerusalem
‘I am deeply concerned that the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital could lead to greater instability in the region and push the parties further away from the negotiation table.
Continued Norwegian technical support to sustainable and transparent management of petroleum resources in Lebanon
The Oil for Development Programme in Lebanon will continue for another three-year period. This means continued support at technical, government and civil society level towards sustainable and transparent petroleum management.
Norwegian National Day Celebrations
17 May was Norway's constitution day. This year, Norwegians and friends of Norway gathered in South Lebanon to celebrate.
First ever white paper on the place of the oceans in Norwegian foreign and development policy
‘The Government is stepping up its efforts to promote Norway’s ocean interests. We intend to make sustainable use of the oceans a global priority,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.
Launch of free literacy games for Arabic-speaking children affected by war and conflict
Norway, UNICEF and partners launched EduApp4Syria at a public school in Beirut this week. The app that teaches Arabic-speaking children how to read and write is available for free in Google Play or App Store.